What Is a Tronie? Famous Examples of Tronies in Dutch and Flemish Baroque

The Dutch and Flemish Baroque of the 17th century is mostly known through the works of Rembrandt in the Dutch Republic and Rubens in Flanders. However, during this period, genre painting, the painting of everyday life, flourished as well. An especially interesting category is the tronie. What is a tronie? The term tronie means “face” … Continue reading What Is a Tronie? Famous Examples of Tronies in Dutch and Flemish Baroque